Category: Architecture


Planning for a Refinery Turnaround

A turnaround project is planned for months, sometimes years in advance. Refineries occasionally need to shut down in order to perform routine maintenance. It’s more cost effective in some cases to conduct this maintenance at once. In other situations, it would be impossible for the plant to function if even a small portion of it […]


Gothic Architecture in France

By French Experience No matter when you plan on paying a visit to France, there are always a few things you can expect. Almost all France vacations involve pleasant weather, amazing food and wine and beautiful architecture that’s hundreds of years old. Most of the historic architecture in France is considered Gothic. It originated at […]


Kinderspital by Herzog and De Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron win design competition for the new Children’s Hospital in Zurich Ví­a: Visualizations are by Bloomimages. “The design for the Children’s hospital envisions two complementary buildings of contrasting typology, programme and urban design, that are nevertheless geometrically related. The main hospital building serves the examination and treatment of children and […]


New Helsinki Waterfront by DCPP Studio

This is an interesting project for the city of Helsinki, meets the same as other interventions port. Resource Palette appears dominated by large open areas, balconies, galleries, half-buried passages, clear and strong intention to emphasize the edge of the water and especially the free projection of the city towards the sea. These data indicate the […]


King’s Cross Station in London by John McAslan and Partners

Here is some more information from John McAslan + Partners: RANSFORMING KING’S CROSS  LONDON’S HISTORIC STATION ACQUIRES A CONTEMPORARY TWIST The new Western Concourse at King’s Cross opens to the public on Monday 19th March 2012.   “With this multi-phased development now complete, the significance of the King’s Cross Station redevelopment is finally revealed. The transformation […]


Gran Casino Costa Brava

The Gran Casino Costa Brava is located in the old gardens of the Grand Hotel Monterrey, in the center of Lloret de Mar (Girona), and is based on a singular architectural and environmental study signed by the b720 Arquitectos, led by Fermín Vázquez .


Cool Pool

Excellent swimming pool located on a rocky shore. I wonder how up from the last level? at least here there is no ladder Excelente piscina ubicada sobre una costa rocosa. ¿Me pregunto cómo suben desde el último nivel? por lo menos aquí­ no se ve ninguna escalera 🙂 Ví­a:


Coloring the wall with Amirko

Amirkhan Abdurakhmanov (better known as Amirko) has come up with this simple but dynamic wall decor idea for transforming an ordinary surface into a do-it-yourself design canvas that lets you set the tone (or tones) depending on your mood. Vía: El mismo muro para una casi interminable combinación de diseños. Genial invento para un […]